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Batman – Some Real News Rises

 The internet is abuzz with the latest news regarding the casting for Christopher Nolan’s follow-up to The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises. It was exactly a week ago when I posted about the glut of casting rumours that were doing the rounds on the world wide web, and I questioned what was rumour and what had foundation. It seems that there was some merit to the stories doing the rounds as one of the actresses mentioned, Anne Hathaway, has been officially named as Selina Kyle. Kyle of course is the alter ego of Catwoman. That’s the first new character we have had confirmed, and the other came with the news that Tom Hardy, whose casting was confirmed some time ago, will be playing infamous Batman villain Bane. This is the first solid news we have heard since the confirmation that Nolan would be directing, and the reveal of the title. Continue reading

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Batman – The Rumour Count Rises

These past few days have seen a spate of The Dark Knight Rises casting rumours. At first, there was news from Collider.com suggesting that Eva Green has been cast to play the role of the movie’s female villain, Ra’s al Ghul’s daughter Talia al Ghul. It was also revealed that Naomi Watts may have been selected to play the part of Bruce Wayne’s new love interest, Vicki Vale. It was not much later that Hollywoodreporter.com released details of an apparent list of actresses testing for the two female leads. Continue reading